Oct 2, 2012 5:00am PDT
upon both sides of the bay. >> the as beat the rangers. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is at the coliseum in oakland right now where the as are still looking to win their division. elissa, pretty exciting. >> reporter: it is exciting and hopefully they didn't celebrate with too much champagne last night because they have another game today against the rangers if they want to win their division but the as have clinched a spot in the play- offs for the first time in six years, a big win over the texas rangers last night. the score was 4-3 and if you missed that strikeout in the 9th inning, here it is. >> he struck him out! and the oakland athletics -- >> reporter: this was the as fourth straight win in six of seven. more than 2 1,000 fans saw the six-year dry spell finally end. this is really a story about the underdogs coming up ahead. in the clubhouse, corks were flying, champagne flowing. this is a big deal because nobody expected it this year. the team is young. there are 15 rookies on the roster. and many of them actually played key roles in last night's win like pit
Oct 4, 2012 6:00am PDT
you. how about your oakland as? they came from down four runs to beat rangers 12-5 to win the american league west yesterday. in front of a sellout crowd the as swept texas to finish a historic late season surge. they won the last six games and clinched the home field advantage in the first round of the play-offs. >> too many times this year people want to point to intangibles and not recognize that there are some good baseball players there. and there's no such thing as being lucky for 162 games. >> as open play-offs saturday. the first, two in detroit saturday and sunday. but on a sat note about as relief pitcher pat neshek acquired a month or two ago, a sad note when he asked for prayers after his first child died in florida less than a day after he was born. >>> thousands of people are expected for the installation mass of the new roman catholic bishop in san francisco. it will draw protestors outside st. mary's cathedral. cate caugiran explains why some of the his views are controversial. >> reporter: good morning. that's because demonstrators are concerned about the new archbisho
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
the rangers last night for the divisional lead. derek norris driving in a couple of runs in the 5th inning. 6th jonny gomes with a solo home run. as win 3-1. if they beat the rangers today they advance to a best of five series. if they lose, it's a one-game wild card play-off on friday. >>> how about the giants knocked the dodgers out of the play-offs picture in l.a. how sweet that? buster posey with his 24th home run. they beat the dodgers 4-3. they will play the regular season finale this afternoon at dodger stadium. dodgers are out, cardinals got the wild card because of that win. >>> play of the day kansas city, missouri detroit tigers grassy hits a ground ball to short and it's fielded by escobar who makes this an unbelievable turn and toss contorted. look at that. deep in the hole and still gets his man. he gets the play of the day. the royals are out of the play- offs. good shortstop. >> he makes it look so easy. >> a great play. >>> 6:26. coming up, timing is everything. are the as on the verge of leaving oakland? >> plus, butt out. san francisco may ban public nudity. the proposed fi
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
in and hit -- reddick came in and hit a homer. magic number is 1. if they sweep the rangers and 3, their champs will have to play the wild card game. chipper jones turns in last regular season game. can still bring it. both times from his knees. he gets the outs and a bear handed slow roller gets the guy second. fans chanted thank you chipper for the all star who is retiring at the age of 40. he can still bring it. atlanta is already in the playoffs. so he's not done yet. >>> coming up, new swing state polls out this morning. potential impact as the first presidential debates get ready for wednesday night. >> call it the cost of convenience. the new ban going into affect today for one bay area city. >> and we're continuing to follow the search of two people lost at sea after their boat capsized. the update on search and rescue efforts coming up. ,, [ male announcer ] jay likes it when his mobile phone helps him deposit his checks. jay also like it when mother nature helps him wash his car. mother nature's cool like that. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank.